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by Hampden Diehard
Tue Feb 24, 2009 11:09 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Footballers arrested
Replies: 3
Views: 2244

My father knew Ma Ba McKennan and he told him a story about when he was at Middlesbrough. I think it concerned the English international Wilf Mannion, who was said to be absolutely full of himself. Mannion thought that he was the top paid player at the club, but Peter knew that it was himself who wa...
by Hampden Diehard
Wed Jul 30, 2008 7:10 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: Recommendation for newspaper sources in 1960s?
Replies: 3
Views: 2391

The Mitchell

....but if you're looking through newspapers in the Mitchell, you'll be disppointed that some erse has gone through many of them and cut out match reports. I hope he stabbed himself with his own scissors and it turned septic.
by Hampden Diehard
Tue Jul 08, 2008 7:43 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: THE WEE RED BOOK
Replies: 10
Views: 4105

Fraser Gibson is a QP fan and works on the Times sports desk.
by Hampden Diehard
Tue Jul 08, 2008 7:40 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Junior clubs in Inverness
Replies: 11
Views: 6109

There were a couple of Asylum teams, as well as a number of "Deaf and Dumb" sides. Slightly off-topic, but my father played a bit of amateur & juvenile football in Glasgow in the 1950's and said that he hated playing against the deaf & dumb institute side. Apparently they used to run after anyone w...
by Hampden Diehard
Tue Jul 08, 2008 7:33 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Junior clubs in Inverness
Replies: 11
Views: 6109

Were Caberfeidh (1970's) a junior club from Inverness?